The folks over at the ActionReaction blog have come up with a series of physics questions (courtesy of the Western New York State Physics Teachers’ Alliance) related to the game Angry Birds that can help you master some pretty advanced physics concepts.
According to the New York Times, a Facebook app for the iPad may finally be here is a few weeks. Facebook released an app for the iPhone in July 2008, and so far, only third-party apps have tried to optimize the Facebook interphase on the iPad's larger screen. According to the report, the app has been been in the works for over a year, and the unnamed sources say it is now in the final stages of testing.
MacRumors and 9to5 Mac have both confirmed that Apple will start selling unlocked versions of the iPhone 4 starting on Wednesday, June 15th. Although these rumors surfaced over the weekend, most tech blogs were skeptical since Apple has always frowned upon unlocking (AKA "jail-breaking") their devices to be used with any carrier.
Inc.com just published a list of apps that can help you improve productvity and efficiency. Among them are HoursTracker, Invoice2Go, and LinkedIn.
What apps do you use to help you be more efficient in the workplace? Let us know in the comments section below!
The App Store has hit 500,000 approved apps, but Apple hasn't officially anounced it yet. However, the number of apps you can download is still lower because many are obsolete or have been taken down from the App Store.
I've been playing Ellen DeGeneres's new trivia app for the iPad, Know or Go ($1.99). It's based on the trivia game she plays with contestants on her show where if you get the answer wrong you drop through a hole on the ground. It's hilarious to watch if you haven't seen it (video below). The app is definitely a fun time. Ellen's voice makes funny comments throughout the entire game, and the trivia questions are wide-ranging and varied.
The creator of the video, Victor Petit, was looking for a way to make his resume stand out and get an internship at a communications agency. Says Petit, “I tried to create a CV that would enable me to express myself vocally as soon as they read the paper version. The combination of a sheet of paper and a QR code felt like the best way to reach that goal.” Just in case you're wondering, he got the job.
You can see more of this work through his site: http://www.victorpetit.fr/
April 22nd is Earth Day, and I had the opportunity to interview John Shegerian, CEO of Electronic Recyclers International, the largest e-waste recycler in the United States. The company has the most popular recycling app on the App Store and it recently won 2011 Best of Green Award from Treehugger.com. My Recycle List app (Free), let’s you quickly find recycling locations in the U.S. and Canada for a great variety of products.
Dress the Royals ($.99), is an app that lets you customize the wardrobe of the Royal Family to get them ready for the Royal Wedding. It's a nice little game for kids, as the wardrobe selections for each member of the family ranges from serious to very wacky. I found the interphase to be abit confusing at times, and I imagine If I can't figure it out, neither will kids. Nevertheless, it's an app that's not meant to be taken very seriously.
According to a new report from bloomberg.com, the long-awaited White iPhone may be available less than two weeks from now. The new model will be available from both Verizon and AT&T, according to three people with knowledge of the plans, who asked to not be identified because the information isn't public.